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Imaging in medicine

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Imaging in medicine

X-rays, CT scans and MRI scans are all medical imaging techniques of great practical importance that have been encountered by a great many people in their medical histories. This free course, Imaging in medicine, illustrates how these techniques work and their limitations and advantages.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain the underlying scientific principles of the major medical imaging techniques
  • explain the mode of operation of the major medical imaging techniques
  • understand the advantages and disadvantages of the major imaging techniques.

First Published: 09/08/2012

Updated: 29/01/2019